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The Five Senses

   

900146

The Five Senses

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How do your eyes see? How do your ears hear? How does your nose smell? This series covers the basic structures and functions of the body’s five sense organs. Young readers will learn how each sense provides the brain with information about their surroundings, and can test their new knowledge with sense-specific activities.
Number of books in the series: 5
ISBN :  900146

List Price :  $125.75

Library Price :   $89.75

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Series The Five Senses
Reading Level Grade 1 , Grade 2
Interest Level K-3 , 2-5
ATOS No
Lexile 530-580
Guided Reading Level No
Copyright Year 2018
Dewey 600-Technology (Applied Sciences)
ISBN 900146
Author No
Artwork Photography
Publisher Bellwether Media
Imprint Blastoff! Readers
AR Quiz No
Review Source No
Pages 24
Trim Size 6.5" x 9"
Book Format Hardcover
Reading Counts Points No
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Series Made Simple - School Library Journal
Geared toward the higher end of early learning, this series combines more complex text with standards based content. With longer, more literary sentences and fewer visual clues than often found in similar sets on this topic, this set aims to introduce not only the five senses but some of the science behind them. In Touching, readers are introduced to the concept of receptors, including mechanoreceptors, nociceptors, and thermoreceptors. In Seeing, vocabulary words such as cones, rods, retina, and iris are introduced. Full color photographs are displayed against vividly colored backgrounds, making the vibe of the series a bit busy. Elementary-age children of different ethnicities are represented, along with adults.

VERDICT: Most useful in school library collections and large library system collections.